HyperDic: shifter

English > 2 senses of the word shifter:
NOUNperson shifter, sceneshiftera stagehand responsible for moving scenery
artifactshifter, gearshift, gearstick, gear levera mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears
shifter > pronunciation
Soundsshih'fter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > shifter: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA stagehand responsible for moving scenery.
Synonymsceneshifter
Broaderstagehand, stage technicianAn employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
Spanishtramoyista
Catalantramoista
English > shifter: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears.
Synonymsgearshift, gearstick, gear lever
Part ofmotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishcambio de marchas, desplazador de engranajes, palanca de cambio, palanca de cambios
Catalancanvi de marxes
Verbsshiftchange gears

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